Nigeria: Ahmadi Muslim Youth Popoola Olamilekan Receives Commonwealth Peace Ambassador Award

“As Commonwealth Peace Ambassador it is my responsibility to promote the message of peaceful coexistence and elections in Nigeria and other Commonwealth nations.”


PIO CYC Peace Ambassador

PIO CYC Peace Ambassador

The leadership of the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) has conferred a PEACE AMBASSADOR Award on the Hon. Popoola Isiaka Olamilekan, a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community of Nigeria.

Mr Olamilekan also serves as a member of the Majlis Khuddamul Ahmadiyya, youth wing of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community.

The event which took place in Abuja on February 3, 2015, was part of the activities to launch the CYC’s project entitled, “Youth Campaign Against Election Violence (Y-CAEV).”

The event also featured the commissioning of 36 young Nigerians as Peace Marshals and endorsement of Abuja Youth Peace Accord. All these activities were targeted towards ensuring a non-Violence, credible, free and fair 2015 general elections in Nigeria… read more at

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